All Video Treats

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Video Treats // Framing

Video Treat: Build an Epic Beach Fort

If you have kids, build this fort. If you don't have kids, build. Build like crazy because once you have kids, it will take twice as long to build anything.

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Video Treats //

Father/Son CNC Playdate

Because kids have school projects and Dads have CNC machines.

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Video Treats // Woodworking, Trimwork & Cabinetry

Cool Video of a Cool Bench Build

Angled and tapered legs make a saddle for the tapered top

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Video Treats // Concrete & Masonry, Siding & Exterior Trim

Robotic Bricklayer

Can't get your bricklayers to answer the phone? Call SAM (Semi Automated Mason)

Video Treats // Framing

Timber Framing in England

A short film illustrating the path from forest to finished frame  

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Video Treats // Framing, Trimwork & Cabinetry

A Carpenter's Journey to Craftsman in Germany

For three years and a day journeymen walk, work, and sleep under the stars  

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Video Treats // Tools

Field Trip: Knifemaking Studio Out in the Boonies

Making old leaf springs and plumbing parts into functional art

Video Treats // Tools, Trimwork & Cabinetry, Woodworking

Totally Portable Woodworking Setup. Amazing.

A man, a plan, and some Baltic birch plywood becomes a stand-alone portable woodworking shop.

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Video Treats // WRB & Flashing

Junk Design: Ancient Waterproofing Secrets

Compartmentalizing a boat revolutionized the safety of ocean navigation and saved countless lives.  

Video Treats // Concrete & Masonry, Siding & Exterior Trim

Jobsite Olympics: Hawk Spinning

Kirk Giordanos, aka, Mr. Plaster Fantaster, shows us yet another way to kill time, and amaze your kids, while waiting to get into a job: Spin a hawk on a trowel. 

Video Treats // Framing, Trimwork & Cabinetry

Build a Desktop Catapult!

Target practice is a favorite desktop diversion of many a desk jockey. Turns out it can be a bench top diversion as well. 

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Video Treats // Glues, Sealants, Coatings, Framing

Adhesives, Fasteners, and Simulated Disasters

How much stronger is a house with key parts glued and nailed together rather than just nailed together?  

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Video Treats // Decks & Porches

A Tiny House for Big Dogs

Accessory Dog Dwelling Unit for little pups that grew up  

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Video Treats // Woodworking, Trimwork & Cabinetry

Classical Orders of Architecture

Orders of architecture are like ancient rules of thumb for design  

Installing German windows in a masonry wall

Video Treats // Windows & Doors

Window Installation in Germany using Compressed Foam Tape

Installing German windows in a masonry block building with beautiful copper roofing details.  

Video Treats // Tools

The Fred Flintstone Version of a Jobsite Camera

This Lyerbird mimics the construction sounds on a nearby jobsite: hammers, saws, drills, workers talking. Be careful what you say in Lyerbird country. Yaba-daba-do!

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Video Treats // Woodworking, Trimwork & Cabinetry

Holiday Bandsaw Magic: Make a Reindeer from a Block of Wood

A pretty cool parlor trick that makes trade shows go quickly, and a great way to 'Wow' the kids.  

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Video Treats // Tools

Video Treat: Time Lapse Dust Collection Setup

Samurai Carpenter sets up a system in his newly remodeled and outfitted shop.